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Incident - Large Vehicle Fire

Date: 15/09/2016
Time: 13:39
Location: Sutton Farm, Sutton Montis, Yeovil
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The Fire Service received a call reporting a large telehandler on fire within the grounds of a farm.  Fire Control mobilised two appliances from Castle Cary and Sherborne to attend this incident.

Upon arrival crews confirmed the vehicle to be well alight.  Crews got to work using a CAFS (Compressed Air Foam) jet.  Crews extinguished the fire using hose reels and CAFS jet at 1430hrs.  The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

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